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In The News: Fla. Gov. Race Adds Libertarian Candidate, New Tolls Planned For Multiple Cities, Troubled Veteran Intrudes White House

By on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 22, 2014 at 3:02 pm

More voters turn to first Libertarian candidate for governor – Polls show Adrian Wyllie with 5 percent of the vote, a Florida record. Though it is a small portion, Wyllie is gaining support among frustrated voters. St. Peters Blog Additional [...]

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In the News: White House Makes Statement on Domestic Violence, Ocala Police Get New Body Cameras, Red Tide off Gulf May Effect Economy and Wildlife, JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing, Skeletons Found Holding Hands 700 Later

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 12:50 pm

White House: NFL needs to “get a handle” on domestic violence – CBS News – A senior administration official briefed reporters about a new White House public awareness campaign on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses and included the recent [...]

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In the News: Excessive TV Consumption Dangerous For Children, Former Governor Releases Job Proposals, Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day, Father Of Pot-Smuggler To Discuss Marijuana Legalization

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Two hours of daily screen time for children can be dangerous – Based on a national study, children watching more than two hours of television a day  may lead to lower grades, sleep troubles and worse social skills. Forty-five minutes [...]

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In the News: Alexandria Chery Murder, Hubble Discoveries, U.S. Military Hacked, Fla. Better Educated, O.C. Courthouse Evacuated

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 10:20 am

Alexandria Chery murder: Mom’s boyfriend set for hearing today – The ex-boyfriend of Alexandria Chery’s mom is scheduled to appear in court today for charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and tampering with evidence. Orlando Sentinel Hubble Discovers Supermassive Black [...]

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In the News: VA Research Awarded Grant, Iraq War Veteran Sues Fla., Winter Park Autistic Residents Abused, Adrian Peterson NFL Suspension, Florida Universities Need $45 Million for Bright Futures

By on September 17th, 2014 | Last updated: September 17, 2014 at 4:02 pm

VA, UF using $4.5 million grant for brain research – After receiving a $4.5 million, five-year grant, the National Veterans Affairs Brain Rehabilitation Research Center put on an open house to display their ongoing work. Studies included research on the [...]

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In the News: Overturned Semi Blocks Traffic on 39th Avenue, Mystery Man in Rick Scott Attack Ad Revealed, Largo Commissioner Uses City iPad Inappropriately

By on September 17th, 2014 | Last updated: September 17, 2014 at 10:48 am

Load shifts, semi overturns on 39th Avenue – A load shift caused a semi-truck to overturn on 39th Avenue late Tuesday afternoon, blocking westbound traffic until the truck was towed and sending fluid pouring down the road. No one was injured. [...]

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In the News: Orlando Pulls Nuclear Plant Funding, Gas Prices Continue to Fall, Snails Invade Broward

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Orlando moves to dump stake in Duke’s nuke plant – Orlando joins many others in selling stakes in beleaguered Duke nuclear plant, that could be decommissioned as late as 2074. The Orlando Sentinel Oil, gas prices drop again; more falling [...]

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In the News: Crist supports transit, Plakon leads in HD 29, Fl sales revenue drops, Tax hikes compensate spending cuts

By and on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 11:31 am

Charlie Crist announces support for Greenlight Pinellas – The November Greenlight Pinellas transit proposal now has Charlie Crist’s support. During a stop at a Sunday campaign in St Petersburg, he said Greenlight facilitates transportation. SaintPetersBlog New poll gives Scott Plakon [...]

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In The News: Scott Leads Over Crist in Poll, Fl Prison Guards Arrested, Ohio School Shooter Caught

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 11:26 am

NY Times/YouGov poll: Rick Scott 46%, Charlie Crist 43% – SaintPetersBlog – In the latest New York Times/YouGov poll tracking the Florida governor’s race, current Gov. Rick Scott leads with 46 percent of the vote, compared to Charlie Crist’s 43 [...]

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In The News: Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges, Florida homeowners face special foreclosure, Lake Mary middle schooler found dead after suicide, Bond villain ‘Jaws’ dies

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 10:51 am

Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges – South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was cleared of all murder charges of his girlfriend after a 41-day trial. Orlando Sentinel Florida homeowners face special foreclosure court pressured to clear [...]

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